Dec. 29 at 4:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is conducting a death investigation in the 500 block of south Thor.
Dec. 28 at 10 a.m. - Jacquelyn MacConnell has been selected as the civilian director of SPD's Strategic Initiatives Division, overseeing Internal Affairs and Training.
Dec. 27 at 11:39 a.m. - Cars must be removed from the street.
Dec. 25 at 11:13 a.m. - City initiating all-city plow as part of Stage 2 snow declaration
Dec. 24 at 8:10 a.m. - The City has 53 pieces of equipment on arterials, hospital district, STA routes, outlying areas, business centers and residential hills.
Dec. 23 at 12:06 a.m. - SPD's Major Crimes Unit is Investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that happened at the intersection of Francis and "C" St.this evening.
Dec. 22 at 10:52 a.m. - Free and low-cost Riverfront Park activities will keep your family entertained over the 2016 holiday break.
Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m. - The holidays aren’t quite here yet, but the City is ready to help you clean up when the season is over.
Dec. 21 at 10:15 a.m. - Enjoy the spectacular lights indoors!
Dec. 21 at 8:39 a.m. - Four cities envision reconnecting their communities in USDOT Challenge
Dec. 20 at 2:22 p.m. - Park Board has approved a Professional Services Contract with Rob Sanders, PGA to serve as new Head Golf Professional at Esmeralda Golf Course.
Dec. 19 at 9:26 a.m. - Spokane Police and Fire Departments urge everyone to slow down and drive cautiously during winter weather conditions
Dec. 19 at 12:14 a.m. - SPD is investigating the robbery of the Hollywood Erotic Boutique that occurred Sunday evening. The suspect displayed a knife and fled on foot.
Dec. 18 at 11:29 p.m. - SPD patrol officers took convicted felon Michael L. Backemeyer (40) into custody for 1st Degree Assault without incident early this morning.
Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. - With the coldest forecasted temperatures yet coming up in the next day, the City of Spokane Water Department is providing tips to avoid frozen pipes.
Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. - To help minimize the risk of becoming a crime victim during holiday shopping outings, SPD offers a few holiday safety tips.
Dec. 15 at 8:38 a.m. - With colder temperatures, SFD wants to help residents greatly reduce their chances of becoming a fire casualty by outlining the following safety tips.
Dec. 14 at 11:10 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department (SPD) warns that leaving your vehicle running while unattended increases your chances of becoming a victim
Dec. 14 at 10:26 a.m. - “The holidays present great potential for candle related home fires,” says Spokane Fire Marshal Michael Miller.
Dec. 14 at 9:20 a.m. - Garbage pickup on normal schedule because holidays are Sundays
Dec. 12 at 1:53 p.m. - Around 3:30 a.m., fire crews from the Spokane Fire Department responded to back-to-back structure fires.
Dec. 8 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD and other community partners will host the third Youth and Justice Forum on Friday, December 9 at Spokane Falls from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dec. 6 at 1:16 a.m. - SPD is investigating the robbery of Amerimart on the south side. The suspect indicated he was armed and fled on foot.
Dec. 5 at 3:18 p.m. - December 6 - 7, cars need to be off the street
Dec. 5 at 8:56 a.m. - SFD and ALTCEW were awarded a scholarship to attend the 2016 National Fire Protection Association’s Remembering When Conference.
Dec. 3 at 9:35 p.m. - An elderly female who went missing after church was located safely due to an alert citizen stopping to make sure she was okay.
Dec. 2 at 4:39 p.m. - As Riverfront Park redevelopment progresses, site preparation will start Dec. 5 at the Looff Carrousel. The Carrousel will remain open until Jan. 2.
Dec. 1 at 10:23 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s help locating Sylvia Jorgenson (26). If you see Jorgenson please call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.
Nov. 30 at 3:13 p.m. - Park Board accepted a Master Plan prepared by EWU students as a vision for Sky Prairie. The plan will guide development as funds become available.
Nov. 30 at 12:46 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is actively investigating the commercial building fire that occurred at 823 W. Riverside Ave. on Saturday, November 26.
Nov. 30 at 8:46 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a Robbery/Stabbing that happened in downtown on Wednesday, November 23.
Nov. 30 at 8:40 a.m. - Just before 10 pm Tuesday, November 22 SPD responded to the area of 29th and Howard on what was initially reported as an occupied residential burglary
Nov. 29 at 8:40 p.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is conducting a death investigation in the 100 block of west 8th.
Nov. 29 at 6:35 a.m. - Two families (3 adults, 2 children and 1 dog) were displaced last night after a fire caused heavy damage to an upper level duplex unit.
Nov. 28 at 10:34 a.m. - No building or plumbing inspections will occur Dec. 16
Nov. 24 at 9:15 p.m. - A little before 7PM SPD and Fire Department Officials responded to the parking lot of the shopping center, where a deceased subject was found.
Nov. 23 at 3:25 p.m. - SPD is investigating a Robbery that happened today. The suspect attempted to rob a male walking down the street and arrested shortly after by police.
Nov. 23 at 12:31 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) wants residents to be aware of the number of safety risks associated with frying their Thanksgiving turkeys.
Nov. 22 at 6:10 p.m. - At 5:47 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a natural gas leak at the Safeway Grocery Store located at 933 E. Mission Ave.
Nov. 22 at 3:37 p.m. - The SkyRide, Carrousel, and Ice Palace will be open Wednesday, Nov. 23. Attractions will be closed Thanksgiving, and resume normal hours Friday.
Nov. 22 at 10:20 a.m. - City of Spokane prepares for holiday season
Nov. 17 at 10:10 a.m. - A number of city closures and delays are planned for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov. 16 at 11:54 a.m. - During the 2016 International Technical Rescue Symposium, Spokane Fire Department (SFD) firefighter Mike Forbes received a prestigious award.
Nov. 14 at 3:25 p.m. - Curbside yard and food waste customers have until Dec. 2 to finish fall yard cleanup before the City suspends the collection service for the winter.
Nov. 12 at 4:45 p.m. - More than three dozen overnight guests and staff at the House of Charity are showing symptoms of a viral infection.
Nov. 10 at 3:49 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a single vehicle fatality crash on W. 7th Ave. at S. Division St.
Nov. 9 at 12:41 p.m. - Just before 10 a.m., crews from the Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from the roof of North Central High School.
Nov. 7 at 2:30 p.m. - It’s time to clean up those beautifully colored fall leaves. The City of Spokane will begin its regularly scheduled leaf pickup November 9.
Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. - Spokane Fire Chief Bobby Williams is retiring in January after leading the department for 28 years.
Nov. 4 at 2:33 p.m. - The citizen Police Advisory Committee will hold a listening session on Nov. 16 from 5:30-7 pm to discuss police bargaining.
Nov. 4 at 1:30 p.m. - Some 241 children from 24 classrooms in Spokane County created hand-drawn posters for entry in the “America Recycles Day 2016” poster contest.
Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. - City Hall will be open on Veterans Day, but parking meters do not have to be plugged.
Nov. 3 at 2:21 p.m. - With the upcoming time change, SFD says it’s a good easy reminder when changing clocks to replace the batteries in smoke alarms.
Nov. 2 at 1:19 p.m. - Investigators with the SFD's Special Investigation Unit say yesterday’s house fire was the result of unattended cooking materials left on the stove.
Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. - Citizens are invited to join in a celebration of newly redesigned Main Avenue on Friday, Nov. 4.
Nov. 1 at 12:27 p.m. - Warming centers open today to citizens regardless of temperature during winter months in a next step toward 24-hour shelter system.
Oct. 28 at 3:07 p.m. - To help everyone celebrate safely the Spokane Police and Fire Departments are offering a few Halloween safety tips.
Oct. 27 at 4:40 p.m. - Yesterday, the City of Spokane defeated Monsanto’s motion to dismiss the City’s lawsuit alleging PCB contamination of the City’s stormwater system.
Oct. 27 at 10:54 a.m. - SPD is asking for help locating a missing male. Family members say Worthy Roseberry (24) cognitively functions at approximately 8-10 years of age.
Oct. 26 at 2:15 p.m. - With October being National Fire Prevention Month it is the perfect time to check on the age condition of your smoke alarms.
Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. - Council Member Waldref will discuss the 2017 budget on Oct. 26 from 12:30-1:30 pm at Yoke's Fresh Market, 210 N. Foothills Dr.
Oct. 25 at Midnight - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding the death of Selena McGivern.
Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. - Mission Park Ability Ballfield will open summer 2017
Oct. 23 at 6:05 p.m. - SPD is investigating a shooting in the 2700 block of E South Riverton. A female received a life threatening wound after being shot at a residence.
Oct. 22 at 3:58 a.m. - SFD & SPD are investigating the cause of a fatality fire. A child was killed in a fire that was reported this evening in north Spokane.
Oct. 20 at 8:25 a.m. - Park Board will consider a resolution to begin the process for renaming Canada Island in Riverfront Park, with the Canadian Government’s blessing.
Oct. 17 at 10:35 a.m. - The Friends of Manito 2017 calendar featuring beautiful pictures of Manito Park is now available, and makes a great gift!
Oct. 16 at 6:58 p.m. - SPD investigated a stabbing at a north side McDonald’s Sunday afternoon. Darrell E McDuffee (52) was booked into jail for 1st Degree Assault.
Oct. 15 at 6:09 a.m. - The SWAT Team, using info from the PACT Team, took a man into custody after a standoff that started this evening lasted into the morning.
Oct. 14 at 4:06 p.m. - Facing decreased use during construction, Riverfront Park closes Pavilion attractions for summer 2017. Paths, greens space and events remain open.
Oct. 14 at 2:47 p.m. - The trees are lighting up, naturally! Mother Nature is doing her best to paint the Arboretum in anticipation of Spokane’s annual celebration of fall.
Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. - Join in the Grand Reopening Celebration for Wall Street between Main Avenue and Spokane Falls Boulevard on Friday, Oct. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 13 at 10:21 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a Subway on Spokane’s south side.
Oct. 13 at 2:44 p.m. - The city is preparing for an upcoming storm and asking citizens to report problems to 755-CITY.
Oct. 11 at 4:37 p.m. - After meeting today, the Finance Committee of the City of Spokane Park Board is recommending the 2017 Parks and Recreation budget to the Park Board.
Oct. 7 at 1:54 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Indian Trail area has come together, worked closely with the SPD, and has successfully closed a chronic problem house.
Oct. 7 at 11:19 a.m. - SPD arrested a domestic violence assault suspect after he fired shots at the victim, led police on a brief vehicle pursuit, then fled on foot.
Oct. 5 at 4:26 p.m. - The SCSO and SPD are extremely concerned about the release of 55-year-old David W. McCuistion, into the Spokane Community
Oct. 5 at 10:59 a.m. - Parking meters do not have to be plugged on Monday, Oct. 10.
Oct. 3 at 2:37 p.m. - The burn restrictions for outdoor recreational fires are being lifted by order of the Spokane City Fire Marshal.
Sept. 29 at 9:20 a.m. - The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System is inviting students to submit artwork focused on recycling for its annual poster contest.
Sept. 25 at 8:43 a.m. - Crews from SFD were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 2300 block of E. Everett Ave. in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood.
Sept. 23 at 6:18 p.m. - Construction of the recreational ice ribbon will begin a couple months later than anticipated; the new opening timeline is fall 2017 for ice skating.
Sept. 23 at 3:15 p.m. - SPD arrested David C. McLaughlin (26) for multiple counts of 1st Degree Robbery and 1st Degree Assault.
Sept. 23 at 2:21 p.m. - SWAT assisted SIU & MCU in the 3800 block of E. Pacific to take a wanted felon into custody.
Sept. 22 at 7:35 p.m. - SPD is investigating a bank robbery at the Bank of America at 29th/Southeast Blvd. on Spokane’s South Hill. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon.
Sept. 22 at 4:48 p.m. - SPD will hold a Coffee w/a Cop event next Thurs., Sept. 29, 8-10:00a at McDonald’s 4436 N. Division. And what better day than #NationalCoffeeDay!
Sept. 22 at 3:06 p.m. - City Council to consider a resolution in support of designating October 1st as Italian American Heritage Day in the City of Spokane.
Sept. 22 at 12:30 p.m. - Mayor's policy advisor to return to private law practice
Sept. 17 at 8:51 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting in the 5700 block of north Market.
Sept. 16 at 4:33 p.m. - SPD captured a sex offender with felony warrants from Pierce County. Eric Q. French (38) was arrested at a home in the 2200 block of east Central.
Sept. 16 at 12:45 p.m. - The police chief selection committee has recommended four finalists to be considered for the job
Sept. 14 at 5:44 p.m. - MCU along with members of the Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force (SRSSTF) are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Darren J. Bercier.
Sept. 14 at 5:37 p.m. - SPD recovered a stolen vehicle from a hotel on south Rustle after responding to a call from bondsmen there to arrest a female on a warrant.
Sept. 14 at 3:06 p.m. - The City of Spokane will be hosting several community #SpokaneStrong Public Safety Forums for Crime Prevention.
Sept. 13 at 4:58 p.m. - The Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival, presented by Avista, opens Friday, September 16 in Riverfront Park and runs through Sunday, October 30.
Sept. 13 at 12:47 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation and Spokane Arts are pleased to announce the lead artist has been selected for Riverfront Park Redevelopment: Meejin Yoon
Sept. 13 at 10:01 a.m. - MCU along w/ members of the SRSSTF are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of west Sharp this morning.
Sept. 13 at 9:15 a.m. - City of Spokane will host a rededication ceremony to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Waste to Energy Facility on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m.
Sept. 12 at 6:42 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating the robbery of the Washington Trust in the 700 block of west 2nd Ave.
Sept. 9 at 12:06 p.m. - On behalf of the City, Avista plans to draw the Upper Falls Reservoir down 1.25’ beginning September 12 for bridge work.
Sept. 8 at 12:25 p.m. - Shaping Spokane initiative updates neighborhoods, transportation, housing and more
Sept. 8 at 8:01 a.m. - Our next Coffee w/a Cop in partnership w/ Thomas Hammer, River Park Square & Downtown Spokane Partnership is Thurs., 9-15, 9-11a at River Park Square.
Sept. 7 at 10:01 p.m. - The Spokane Fire and Spokane Police Departments continue to investigate the cause of a fatality fire in North Spokane.
Sept. 2 at 2:58 p.m. - Downriver celebrates 100 years on Friday, September 16 with $10 rounds, free lessons, games, prizes, live music, food and drinks.
Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. - Applications for 2017 Lodging Tax Grants are due by Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.
Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. - Most city functions and facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.
Aug. 29 at 1:48 p.m. - With the start of the new year for Spokane Public Schools tomorrow, SPD is reminding drivers that “20 is Plenty” in school zones.
Aug. 26 at 10:28 p.m. - SPD took a man into custody after a standoff that lasted over 2 hours.It started as a shooting call.
Aug. 26 at 12:27 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department officials are investigating if squatters are responsible for starting a house fire.
Aug. 25 at 3:26 p.m. - Major Crimes along with members of the Safe Streets Task Force are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1500 block of w. Sharp this morning.
Aug. 24 at 9:26 p.m. - Fire crews prevented a fire from destroying a house and causing further damage to the surrounding area. There were no injuries reported.
Aug. 24 at 4:44 p.m. - SPD is offering the ESM women’s self-defense class this fall. ESM offers participants self-defense & safety awareness training by our officers.
Aug. 22 at 4:39 p.m. - The police chief vetting process has been extended.
Aug. 21 at 6:02 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives arrest suspect in Manito Park Shooting
Aug. 20 at 4:03 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a shooting in Manito Park today. The victim has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Aug. 20 at 4:02 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a shooting in Manito Park today. The victim has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Aug. 20 at 4:01 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a shooting in Manito Park today. The victim has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Aug. 19 at 7:03 p.m. - Fire crews were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 800 block of S. Freya St.
Aug. 19 at 6:58 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 700 block of E. Ermina Ave.
Aug. 19 at 1:32 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Seven Mile area has come together, worked closely with SPD, and has successfully closed a chronic nuisance house.
Aug. 16 at 5:25 p.m. - The Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show is this Saturday, Aug. 20th, from 7 pm-11 pm at Riverside and Washington in downtown Spokane.
Aug. 16 at 3:43 p.m. - PAL players and their families are invited to join our end of summer BBQ celebration this Thursday, August 18, from 11:30am- 2:30pm at Liberty Park
Aug. 15 at 5:49 a.m. - Last night just before 9 p.m. SFD responded to the 1600 block of E. Marietta Ave. for a reported residential structure fire.
Aug. 12 at 11:09 a.m. - SFD along with Spokane County Fire District 8 responded to the 3500 block of E. 48th Court for a reported residential structure fire.
Aug. 11 at 3:22 p.m. - Detours in place for pedestrians and bikes
Aug. 10 at 5:33 p.m. - Laura McAloon has withdrawn her name from consideration for the city attorney job.
Aug. 9 at 4:12 p.m. - The City of Spokane is partnering with Spokane C.O.P.S. to launch the #SpokaneStrong Neighborhood Safety outreach campaign.
Aug. 7 at 11:08 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrested a suspect in a stabbing less than 10 minutes after the crime was reported this evening.
Aug. 6 at 3:10 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in the 500 block of S. Browne St.
Aug. 5 at 7:21 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers arrested a suspect in a robbery less than an hour after the crime was reported this morning.
Aug. 5 at 12:31 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is excited to announce a new partnership with Gonzaga University to conduct a cultural audit of the department.
Aug. 5 at 6:48 a.m. - At 2:37 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) responded to the 6000 block of North F Street for a report of an attached garage on fire.
Aug. 4 at 5:14 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is excited to announce that a BRAND NEW Level II version of the Citizen’s Academy will start October 13th, 2016.
Aug. 3 at 11:11 a.m. - City Councilmember Mike Fagan will talk about neighborhood building during Council Connection on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6 pm.
Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. - Craig Meidl, a 22-year veteran of the Spokane Police Department, will be its next chief.
July 31 at 10:03 p.m. - This afternoon, the Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1000 block of S. Pepper Tree Lane.
July 31 at 1:16 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a homicide in northeast Spokane.
July 30 at 8:12 a.m. - MCU is working w/Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force to investigate a shooting that occurred this morning in the 2100 bock of west Sharp.
July 30 at 7:17 a.m. - SPD Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning in the 1300 block of west Maxwell.
July 29 at 11:42 a.m. - Florida Fugitive Responsible for Throwing Molotov Cocktails at Occupied Residence in Spokane’s East Side
July 28 at 7:23 p.m. - Today’s successful water rescue serves as an excellent reminder for individuals to wear a personal flotation devices when recreating in water.
July 28 at 1:32 p.m. - Fire Marshal Issues Restrictions on Outdoor Recreational Fires for the City of Spokane
July 28 at 10:51 a.m. - Spokane Fire Investigators had been tracking minor fire activity since July 17th in the area of 2nd/Division
July 27 at 8:42 a.m. - Detectives are investigating a homicide on Spokane’s South Hill. The victim in last night’s shooting succumbed to his wounds at an area hospital.
July 26 at 7 p.m. - Drivers are being asked to use an alternate route for the next 20 minutes or so as investigators process the scene of a crash at Upriver and Haven.
July 25 at 3:59 p.m. - SPD's next Coffee w/a Cop event is this Thurs., July 28th, from 8-10:00a at McDonald’s, 3416 N. Market. All community members are invited to attend.
July 22 at 12:06 p.m. - Trauma and its effects on police, firefighters and mental health professionals is the subject of a two-day conference in Spokane next week.
July 21 at 2:35 p.m. - Yesterday morning just before 7 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to an apartment fire located in the 1100 block of N. Walnut St.
July 20 at 7:13 p.m. - Spokane Police will be charging a female with several felonies after a brief traffic pursuit this afternoon.
July 20 at 10:15 a.m. - Eight months after the historic windstorm, the City of Spokane is launching a program to help low-income homeowners with remaining tree debris.
July 19 at 1:59 p.m. - Spokane Police took a man into custody after a standoff that lasted several hours yesterday. Mark Cebriak was booked into jail on 4 separate charges.
July 18 at 11:25 a.m. - Spokane attorney Laura McAloon, a public finance and municipal law specialist, will be the next City Attorney.
July 15 at 3:20 p.m. - Four panels will interview the three police chief finalists on July 20 beginning at 8:30 am.
July 15 at 1:42 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sundown on July 19
July 14 at 5:13 p.m. - City of Spokane pools are offering a free swim week, thanks to a sponsorship by the Spokane Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 29 and Central Lions Club.
July 14 at 12:30 p.m. - The search for Spokane’s next police chief has been narrowed down to three finalists who will be interviewed and introduced to the public next week.
July 13 at 4:53 p.m. - Archaeological testing is being conducted beginning Monday, July 18 as part of site preparation for Riverfront Park redevelopment. It lasts 2-4 weeks.
July 12 at 2:09 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash in the 5200 block of N. Division St.
July 11 at 8:09 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash in the 1400 block of W Garland Ave.
July 7 at 10:26 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers, following up on tips from the public, arrested Maressa A Morris (22) for 1st Degree Robbery and 2nd Degree Assault yesterday.
July 6 at 4:31 p.m. - Check out our free summer lunchtime "Take a Break" series, or purchase a Fab 5 ticket for a savings of up to 41% off five awesome activities.
July 6 at 12:47 p.m. - Adrian Washington has received a 112 month sentence after pleading guilty to 1st Burglary, 2nd Assault, and 1st Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
July 6 at 11:18 a.m. - The 2016 edition of Spokane Police Activities League (PAL) is underway. Sessions began next yesterday at local parks & run through August.
July 5 at 4:56 p.m. - As Riverfront Park redevelopment prepares to break ground with a kickoff event July 8, tree protection and removal will begin soon after on July 11.
June 30 at 5:14 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department extricates a trapped patient after a head-on collision. Multiple patients were transported to local hospitals.
June 30 at 4:16 p.m. - U.S. DOT Announces Spokane As One of Four Winning Cities
June 30 at 3:03 p.m. - Outdoor Activities, Bike and Paddleboard Demos, 40+ Exhibitors, Live Music, a Beer Garden and More at Camp Sekani Park on the Spokane River
June 30 at 10:22 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is stressing thee importance of following the fireworks ban.
June 28 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public's help to identify a robbery suspect from an incident that occurred in downtown Spokane on June 15th.
June 28 at 12:30 p.m. - Finalists to be Spokane's next police chief are expected to be announced on July 15.
June 28 at 9 a.m. - The City is hosting a discussion about oil and coal train safety on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 pm.
June 27 at 5:15 p.m. - Riverfront Park is celebrating the 4th of July with a day of family-friendly activities and a spectacular fireworks show sponsored by A to Z Rental.
June 27 at 5:13 p.m. - Many municipal services closed or delayed for Independence Day holiday.
June 27 at 11:56 a.m. - Both witness and victim descriptions of a robbery suspect help lead to his swift arrest last night.
June 25 at 8:56 a.m. - Fire crews rescue two occupants from a vehicle collision. Occupants suffer not life threatening injuries and are transported to local hospitals.
June 24 at 8:59 p.m. - Thanks to an alert citizen, Spokane Police arrested three robbery suspects less than 24 hours after the incident.
June 24 at 9:51 a.m. - SPD is asking for the public's help to identify three robbery suspects from an incident that occurred late last night in north Spokane
June 23 at 8:30 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department have arrested a man after a stabbing incident in the area of N Division and W Rockwell Ave.
June 23 at 3:33 p.m. - SIRR wouldn't typically be sending out another release, but in this case, felt it necessary to provide notification this case is being reopened.
June 23 at 9:53 a.m. - Riverfront Park is having a construction kickoff to celebrate groundbreaking for redevelopment on Friday, July 8 from 3-8 p.m.
June 23 at 8:34 a.m. - Hoopfest activities mean lots of pedestrians downtown. Most pedestrian crashes occur in clear weather, between 3-9p w/ a pedestrian in the road.
June 22 at 4:01 p.m. - SPD is investigating a home invasion robbery in the 300 block of S Haven St. One victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand.
June 22 at 10:29 a.m. - The Spokane Police And Fire Departments Want To Remind Hoopfest Fans To Have Fun And Also Stay Safe
June 21 at 9:41 p.m. - SPD is investigating a robbery from today that happened near 200 S Washington. The suspect fled in a red GMC full size pickup truck with a canopy.
June 21 at 2:02 p.m. - SPD continues to investigate an incident in north Spokane last night where a male was found injured in the road. He died at the scene.
June 20 at 7:46 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit (MCU) investigating fatal incident at 1600 block of east Columbia Ave.
June 20 at 2:11 p.m. - Our next Public Compstat is this Thursday, June 23rd, 6:00pm at East Central Community Center.
June 20 at 4:52 a.m. - The situation was reportedly between a male and female, and a firearm was said to be involved.
June 19 at 7:30 p.m. - On Saturday, Spokane Police officers assisted Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies with locating a reckless driver in the area of Freya and Upriver.
June 19 at 4:52 p.m. - On Sunday, Spokane Police officers responded to a report of a deceased person in the Spokane River south of Mission Park.
June 17 at 3:18 p.m. - The Investigation Oversight Committee said today that 49 employees have been interviewed by the independent investigator.
June 17 at 11:09 a.m. - Spokane City Council will host a meet and greet Monday, June 20 at the Public Safety meeting for Daisy, the police department’s newest K9 member.
June 17 at 9:15 a.m. - Spokane will be honored with a Municipal Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) at their Annual Conference in Everett.
June 16 at 5:04 p.m. - From 6/14/2016: Firefighters were able to rescue three dogs after alert neighbors called 9-1-1 to report smoke and a sounding smoke alarm.
June 16 at 4:50 p.m. - From 6/10/2016: Ferris High School is evacuated after a reported odor disperses through the school. A total of 14 patients are evaluated.
June 15 at 5:15 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatality collision today involving a bicycle at Wellesley/Whitehouse
June 15 at 9:23 a.m. - Starting Thursday morning, the new traffic signal at the intersection of Summit Parkway and Monroe Street will be fully operational.
June 14 at 2:55 p.m. - SPD Detectives are investigating a downtown assault that occurred early Sunday morning. The victim remains in the hospital in intensive care.
June 13 at 10:50 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit are releasing photos of the suspect in the June 1st Banner Bank robbery. (see photos on our Facebook page)
June 12 at 2:10 p.m. - Mayor David Condon order flags on City buildings to fly at half-staff in support of Orlando mass shooting victims.
June 10 at 1:29 p.m. - SPD is investigating the robbery of the Alaska USA Credit Union inside the Safeway located at 933 E. Mission Ave.
June 10 at 12:30 p.m. - Riverfront Park’s iconic Rotary Fountain is repaired and running.
June 9 at 4:39 p.m. - Early indications are that the pedestrian fell off of the semi-truck after the driver had stopped to allow him to cross the street.
June 9 at 10 a.m. - The City of Spokane/Spokane County Historic Preservation Office (HPO) is preparing to inventory dozens of local 20th century structures.
June 9 at 2:47 a.m. - Thursday morning, SPD responded to a pedestrian collision near the intersection of Main and Browne.
June 8 at 12:05 p.m. - Detectives working in the Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force arrested Adrian A. Washington (36) on a violent assault last Thursday night.
June 8 at 10:43 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department congratulates seven graduating CARES Team student volunteers that made a positive impact in the Spokane community.
June 8 at 10:01 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrested John P. Luna (30) for Drive-By Shooting and 1st Degree Assault last night after an incident in East Central.
June 7 at 9:30 a.m. - The desired outcome is to increase the City’s success in returning abandoned and chronic nuisance properties to productive use.
June 7 at 8:19 a.m. - The City Council voted to approve a 2017 budget request to prioritize property crime prevention and investigation by the police department.
June 6 at 1:11 p.m. - Citizen Call about People in Park Leads to Multiple Arrests & Stolen Vehicle Recovery
June 6 at 10:05 a.m. - A brush fire spread quickly to a restaurant on Nevada Street causing extensive damage.
June 4 at 10:30 p.m. - Man rescued by SPD from Thor/I90 Overpass
June 2 at 1:08 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Shadle Park area has come together, worked closely with SPD, and has successfully closed a chronic problem house.
June 2 at 7:40 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify a suspect or suspects in two separate burglaries at the same business.
June 1 at 5:11 p.m. - SPD is investigating a robbery at Banner Bank downtown. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.
June 1 at 4:08 p.m. - The Farmers Market opens, Fountain Café serves breakfast, and in honor of D-Day Monday - a free IMAX showing of the movie
June 1 at 10:15 a.m. - The City s releasing its required annual report on the quality of drinking water. For 2015, the City met or exceeded all drinking water standards.
May 31 at 8:43 p.m. - Driver arrested for vehicular assault and multiple other charges after two collisions in North Spokane.
May 31 at 2:50 p.m. - SPD's next Coffee w/a Cop is at McDonald’s this Thursday, June 2nd, from 8-10:00am, at 9305 N. Newport Hwy. Everyone is invited!
May 29 at 7:22 p.m. - A citizen reported that a woman stood on the front steps of her house and fired two shots with a handgun.
May 29 at 11:37 a.m. - On 5/28/16 around 2:00 p.m., Spokane Police responded to an attempted robbery at the 76 station at 8624 N. Nevada.
May 27 at 10:42 p.m. - Michael L. Madison, who has dementia, left his residence on the 800 block of W. Sinto Ave. Friday and has not been seen since.
May 27 at 9:41 a.m. - United States and Washington State flags at all City facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
May 26 at 7:04 p.m. - SPD Investigating Bank Robbery Near Northtown
May 26 at 3:52 p.m. - Follow Up by PACT Team Leads to Arrest in Package Thefts
May 26 at 11:30 a.m. - City Parking Enforcement is reminding drivers not to park in areas designated as taxicab stands ahead of citations being issued.
May 25 at 3:35 p.m. - Mayor Condon has named a selection committee to work with the executive recruiting firm to narrow the list of 31 candidates.
May 24 at 3:28 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify two suspects in a package theft.
May 24 at 9:26 a.m. - In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 30, City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities.
May 20 at 4:33 p.m. - SPD is investigating the discovery of a body near the 1700 block of north River Vista.Once on scene, officers located a deceased female.
May 20 at 9:33 a.m. - City of Spokane public safety officials want residents and visitors to enjoy a safe, well-attended Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade.
May 20 at 9:07 a.m. - Spokane Police Officer Craig Hamilton was recognized as one of the Civic Persons of the Year by the Spokane Lilac Association.
May 19 at 8:37 p.m. - Motor Officer Released from Hospital; Investigators Looking for Reckless Driving Suspects
May 19 at 2:45 p.m. - 31 applicants, including eight who listed Washington addresses, applied for police chief job
May 19 at 2:28 p.m. - City of Spokane Firefighter/Paramedic Jesse Ayotte was named Firefighter of the Year by the Spokane Lilac Association.
May 18 at 2:16 p.m. - Spokane PD arrested a burglary suspect after he attempted to break into a residence and was detained by the homeowner until Police arrived.
May 17 at 1:30 p.m. - The DOJ COPS program, at the mayo'rs request, has agreed to extend its technical assistance to ensure continuity with the next police chief.
May 17 at 10:52 a.m. - Invest Health is aimed at transforming how leaders from mid-size American cities work together to help low-income communities thrive.
May 16 at 3:29 p.m. - SPD is receiving reports of a scam involving money owed to SPD. Victims receive a call saying they have to pay money to keep from going to jail.
May 16 at 2:02 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that occurred this morning on Monroe near Carlisle.
May 16 at 10:36 a.m. - Yesterday’s residential fire in the 1500 block of E. Houghton Court serves as an important reminder to not leave cooking materials unattended.
May 13 at 7:06 a.m. - The suspect entered the business and demanded medications and fled on foot.
May 12 at 5:19 p.m. - Spokane Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing child. Andrew Shatz (14) cognitively functions at approximately ten years of age.
May 12 at 11:58 a.m. - Downriver Golf Course celebrates 100 years in July with a vintage-style tournament using hickory clubs – the kind used when Downriver opened in 1916.
May 12 at 8:54 a.m. - A victim was taken to an area hospital after a stabbing on S Browne St near Pacific Ave. Michael R. Anderson (53) was arrested for 1st Assault.
May 11 at 5:29 p.m. - The involved officers have a combined 10 years of experience as officers with SPD and other agencies.
May 10 at 2:12 p.m. - SPD is releasing the names of the officers involved in the May 1 incident involving a male armed with a machete in the 00 block of west Main.
May 10 at 11:57 a.m. - The SPD leadership team meets monthly to discuss the latest crime trends, significant arrests and investigations.
May 9 at 2:47 p.m. - The executive recruiting firm will begin reviewing police chief applications next week.
May 7 at 3:53 p.m. - Larry A Harrison, 72, left Deaconess Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and was walking to Maplewood Gardens, 1100 N Superior.
May 6 at 2:35 p.m. - The City of Spokane is planning to enable round-the-clock emergency shelter access in Spokane, regardless of time and temperature.
May 6 at 8:30 a.m. - Monday, May 9, Riverfront Park offers $3 train & $5 SkyRide/train tickets. The first 100 kids ages 6 and under receive a free train-themed BNSF gift.
May 5 at 3:11 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the April 28, 2016 OIS incident.
May 5 at 12:20 p.m. - On Sunday, May 8, Riverfront Park will honor mothers with a free day pass, including the SkyRide – a retail value of $26.
May 5 at 8:44 a.m. - Strategic rock excavation (controlled blasting) will begin Monday, May 9 and last for approximately two to four weeks.
May 4 at 2:30 p.m. - With lots of attention on lead, the City of Spokane is announcing a program to replace the lead service lines over the next two to three years.
May 4 at 9:59 a.m. - Kiera Inman, the subject of recent Amber Alert out of the Spokane Police Department, was found this morning, just before 3:00am PST, in Ohio.
May 4 at 7:02 a.m. - Monroe Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction as work begins on a traffic signal at the intersection of Summit Parkway and Monroe.
May 3 at 3:10 p.m. - Todd R. Bush (36) was booked last night for vehicular homicide.
May 3 at Noon - The next edition of “Council Connection” will be shown live, Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. on CityCable 5.
May 3 at 9:06 a.m. - Spokane City Council will consider an ordinance that would suspend the acceptance of applications to amend parts of the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
May 3 at 12:49 a.m. - One individual was transported to the hospital after a bicyclist vs. vehicle collision on Division Street Bridge.
May 2 at 8:21 p.m. - We're asking for the public’s help locating missing, endangered juvenile Kiera Inman (16). If you see her or know her whereabouts, please call 911.
May 2 at 7:36 p.m. - SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting
May 2 at 9:01 a.m. - Since 1973, the month of May has also been known as “National Preservation Month.”
May 1 at 3:32 p.m. - Spokane Police are Searching for a Domestic Violence Suspect in the Indian Trail Neighborhood of North Spokane
May 1 at 4:49 a.m. - SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting
April 29 at 6:16 p.m. - Spokane Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the suspect from today’s stabbing in West Spokane.
April 29 at 3:06 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the area of W Sunset Highway and N Lindeke St.
April 29 at 9:30 a.m. - On April 29, Mayor Condon will kick off an Arbor Day Celebration by helping plant a tree at a citizen’s home and reading the Arbor Day proclamation.
April 28 at 10:32 p.m. - SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting
April 28 at 3:42 p.m. - Streets crews will begin cleaning the Bloomsday route Friday, May 29. Citizens are asked to remove their cars for street sweeping to occur.
April 28 at 10:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department K9 Unit has just added a new and very unique family member; Daisy the bloodhound!
April 28 at 9:03 a.m. - John Robert Smith will discuss how cities are enhancing urban vibrancy and attracting talented workers with transit and other strategies.
April 25 at 9:30 a.m. - On Saturday, April 30, Mayor David Condon will celebrate Arbor Day at Finch Arboretum.
April 24 at 2:07 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is investigating a suspicious house fire.
April 23 at 10:47 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating a Death on the North Side
April 23 at 6:40 p.m. - UPDATE: Child has been found. He is safe with family.
April 23 at 5:45 p.m. - Spokane Police are asking for the public’s help locating Bo Burns (9 years old), last seen near Oak/Pacific, 1pm. If you see Burns, call Crime Check.
April 23 at 3:45 p.m. - SPD officers arrested Lacy Drake (27) after she rammed an SPD patrol car while driving a stolen truck Saturday morning.
April 22 at 1:45 p.m. - An executive recruiting firm has begun seeking applicants for the job of police chief.
April 22 at 9:51 a.m. - City Streets crews will begin cleaning the Bloomsday route Monday, April 25. Citizens are asked to remove their cars for street sweeping to occur.
April 22 at 8:45 a.m. - The Spokane Master Composters/Recyclers will host the 39th semi-annual Compost Fair at the Finch Arboretum on Saturday, April 30.
April 21 at 8:50 p.m. - Major Crimes is investigating the death of a male found near the railroad tracks in the area of the Intermodal Depot downtown.
April 21 at 10:02 a.m. - As Spokane Gives Month continues, the City and Spokane County are teaming up for the Kids in Crisis Toy Drive.
April 20 at 4:25 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department releases the first set of results of a survey on the impact on citizens of the body worn camera program.
April 19 at 9:52 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating Homicide on the South Hill
April 18 at 11:33 p.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting in the 400 block of south Maple.
April 18 at 3:09 p.m. - City employees are being encouraged to participate in the investigation and seek whistleblower protection if they fear retaliation.
April 18 at 12:52 p.m. - Spokane Police are releasing a photo of Harley McDonald in conjunction with this weekend’s Domestic Violence incident in northeast Spokane.
April 18 at 10:25 a.m. - SPD will hold Coffee with a Cop at Wake Up Call Coffee, this Weds., April 20th, 8-10a, at 3526 E. 5th.
April 18 at 9:39 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department, Spokane Police Department, and other agencies will participate in a mock crash April 19 at Lewis & Clark High School.
April 18 at 2:16 a.m. - Spokane Police spent several hours around a house on E. Central on a report of an armed suspect wanted for several Domestic Violence charges.
April 17 at 10:39 a.m. - Loss Prevention Officers at the General Store detained Kaycee L Wayne, 27, after she was observed shoplifting
April 14 at 2:58 p.m. - Results of this year’s Point-in-Time count of persons and families experiencing homelessness show a slight decrease in Spokane from the previous year.
April 12 at 9:58 a.m. - Spokane City Council approved a change to its Transportation Benefit District (TBD) at its April 11th meeting.
April 11 at 3:36 p.m. - The recommendation for the Bearing sculpture placement will be reviewed at the next Park Board meeting, and public comment is welcome.
April 11 at 12:59 p.m. - This will be the City’s biggest construction season with major work happening citywide.
April 11 at 11:20 a.m. - SPD Arrests Man for Trafficking Stolen Property, Possession of Meth, and Resisting Arrest
April 9 at 4:09 p.m. - Standoff Ends Peacefully after Several Hours
April 9 at 11 a.m. - Reserve your spot for the Courageous Kids Climbing event on April 23.
April 9 at 8:21 a.m. - Stain-soaked rags and paper towels left in a recycling bin accidentally started a fire that damaged a garage Friday evening.
April 8 at 2:37 p.m. - Task Force Helps Take Triple Homicide Suspect from Montana into Custody
April 8 at 9:30 a.m. - Hundreds of volunteers will fill the East Sprague area for two days this April for Cleaning from the Corridor (CFTC).
April 7 at 2:35 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding a burglary and vehicle prowlings of SPD’s Property Evidence Facility.
April 7 at 1:02 p.m. - With help from WSP, SPD Arrests a Man Wanted in Connection with Shooting from March 29th
April 7 at 8:45 a.m. - The City of Spokane today is recognizing businesses that have excelled in the management of wastewater generated as part of their processes.
April 7 at 8 a.m. - The next edition of “Council Connection" will be shown live tonight, Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. on CityCable 5.
April 6 at 3:32 p.m. - At 3:54 p.m. on April 5, the Fire Dispatch center received a 911 call for a fire at the Cedar Spring Estate IV apartments, 7808 N. Morton St.
April 4 at 8 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to a crash Monday near Kiernan/Northwest Blvd, over the embankment down to the Spokane River; driver in critical condition.
April 4 at 8:50 a.m. - Woman Arrested after SPD Investigates Report of Shot Fired
April 2 at 3:41 p.m. - A man trapped in a basement escaped serious injury when firefighters enlarged a window and helped him from his burning home.
April 2 at 3:34 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a break-in last night at the Spokane Property Evidence Facility parking lot.
March 31 at 8:31 a.m. - Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of fires that severely damaged a South Hill commercial building and three north side garages.
March 30 at 12:25 p.m. - Registration to reserve a free tree ends on Wednesday, April 6.
March 30 at 11:10 a.m. - SVU Arrests Male on Multiple Felonies after Parent Discover Conversation on Tablet
March 29 at 3:07 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Youth and Police Initiative (YPI) will graduate the program’s 20th class tomorrow, March 30th, 2016 at 5 p.m.
March 28 at 2:30 p.m. - March 29 marks the anniversary of the last day on which U.S. troops were on the ground in Vietnam.
March 28 at 1:13 p.m. - City Council Members Kinnear and Beggs will be co-hosting a mobile office at River City Brewing on Tuesday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m.
March 28 at 9 a.m. - Spokane City Council Member Amber Waldref will host a mobile office at Cassano’s Grocery on Tuesday, March 29 from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
March 24 at 5:57 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives have secured a warrant for the 5th suspect in Sunday’s homicide.
March 24 at 4:03 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify a suspect in road rage assault.
March 22 at 3:38 p.m. - The City is excited to announce Dawn Kinder has been selected as the new Director of the Community, Housing, and Human Services (CHHS) Department.
March 22 at 2:32 p.m. - State and U.S. flags will fly half-staff at City facilities to honor the victims of Tuesday's attacks in Brussels, Belgium.
March 22 at 10:30 a.m. - Lincoln will be converted to north and southbound traffic from 4th to 7th Avenues starting Monday, March 28.
March 22 at 9:30 a.m. - Members of the Gender and Race Pay Equity Task Force will release the final draft of Gender and Racial Equity at the City of Spokane.
March 21 at 1:39 a.m. - Spokane Police Investigating a Shooting in North Central Spokane
March 17 at 11:05 a.m. - SPD will hold our next Coffee w/ a Cop event in partnership with McDonald’s on Thursday, March 24th, from 8-10:00am at McDonald’s, 2211 W. Wellesley.
March 16 at 1:11 p.m. - The SPD will hold another public Compstat Meeting next Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 9:30am, in City Council Chambers, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
March 16 at 10:06 a.m. - Spokane Police Investigating Suspicious Death in the East Central Area
March 15 at 11:48 a.m. - The Gaiser Conservatory at Spokane’s Manito Park is scheduled to be closed Wednesday and Thursday for repairs to a damaged roof vent.
March 14 at 12:57 p.m. - On Wednesday, community members will get a chance to offer suggestions about ongoing efforts to revitalize THE YARD in Northeast Spokane.
March 14 at 9:45 a.m. - The City of Spokane will host a Job Fair next month, providing citizens the opportunity to learn how to start a career with their city government.
March 13 at 8:37 p.m. - No one injured by three separate morning fires.
March 13 at 3:56 p.m. - Ricky E Grubb (31) was arrested and booked for Vehicular Assault and Hit and Run.
March 12 at 5:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Collision on 2nd Ave near Freya St.
March 11 at 3:02 p.m. - Remember to check your detectors when you move your clocks forward.
March 11 at 12:47 a.m. - Standoff in North Spokane Ends Peacefully
March 10 at 11:14 a.m. - Suspect Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence Order Violation, 2nd Degree Assault, and 1st Degree Burglary
March 9 at 12:45 p.m. - Spokane Police and Spokane County Sheriff Issue Warning on Apparent Overdose Deaths
March 9 at 9:30 a.m. - Manito Park and Manito Boulevard have been officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
March 8 at 10:58 a.m. - The city will host a community forum Wednesday to discuss race relations as it relates to the leadership of the Spokane Police Department.
March 8 at 10:40 a.m. - The City’s Water Department is offering customers free leak repair kits during March as part work to encourage people to “Slow the Flow” of water.
March 7 at 1:01 p.m. - SPD responded to a burglary on Sunday & arrested Danielle Wozniak.She had been released from jail on a burglary charge less than 72 hours prior.
March 7 at 9:29 a.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon has directed that flags at all City facilities be lowered to half-staff in honor of former First Lady Nancy Reagan.
March 6 at 5:19 p.m. - Dartangnon Romberger (17) cognitively functions at approximately seven years of age.
March 5 at 6:52 p.m. - Male Arrested for Unlawful Imprisonment after Hours Long Standoff
March 4 at 2:16 p.m. - The Spokane Police Division is asking for the public’s help to solve several drive-by shootings, where the suspects are using a rapid fire BB gun.
March 3 at 6:26 p.m. - When officers arrived they found a woman stabbed in the abdomen.
March 3 at 6:23 p.m. - The incident was captured on several officers’ body cameras and the store’s security cameras.
March 3 at 1:20 p.m. - Spokane Police Looking to find Owners of Bike Parts
March 1 at 8 p.m. - Precious Kortness (11) has been in foster care since an incident last week.
March 1 at 1:54 p.m. - City has hired outside counsel to avoid potential conflict of interest.
Feb. 27 at 9:36 a.m. - Unrelated fires on opposite sides of the city damage a home and animal clinic.
Feb. 26 at 8:34 a.m. - No one was injured by a backyard fire in northeast Spokane.
Feb. 25 at 3:26 p.m. - SPD's Enhancing the Survival Mindset Self-Defense Class to be Held this Spring
Feb. 25 at 1:09 p.m. - Spokane Police, acting on tips from social media, were able to identify and arrest Jason J. Scott (36) for 2nd Degree Burglary.
Feb. 25 at Noon - Classes on natural ways to build healthy soil, reduce waste and pollution, and make a valuable contribution to the community are starting soon.
Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. - A new regional initiative provides better service and support for prospective restauranteurs.
Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. - The Spokane City Council will host a community educational forum on Fair Chance Hiring March 8 at 6 p.m.
Feb. 24 at 2:33 p.m. - Explosives Disposal Unit Responds to Threat at Shriners
Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. - Missing Girls Found; Mother Booked into Jail
Feb. 24 at 9:26 a.m. - Flags will be lowered to honor the memory of Washington National Guard SSG Matthew McClintock, 30, of Des Moines, WA.
Feb. 23 at 4:40 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s help locating two missing children. Princess Angle (11) and Precious Kortness (14) were last seen with their mother.
Feb. 23 at 3:10 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers arrested four different suspects in four different property crime incidents yesterday.
Feb. 23 at 12:56 p.m. - The Spokane Public Library Board of Trustees has endorsed the 2016 Library Master Plan to build the 21st century Spokane Public Library.
Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. - The Council will consider a resolution in support of an application to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) for the designation.
Feb. 22 at 11:45 a.m. - The City of Spokane’s Fleet Services has been recognized as an “EnviroStar” for its work to protect the environment by managing hazardous materials.
Feb. 22 at 10:11 a.m. - A public workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24 to gather input from residents.
Feb. 21 at 4:34 p.m. - Spokane Police officers responded to the intersection of Ash and Queen just after 1:00 p.m. on 02/21/16.
Feb. 19 at 1:23 p.m. - A Spokane auto body shop sustained extensive damage during a Thursday night fire.
Feb. 18 at 3:08 p.m. - Car prowler booked for 2nd Assault on 2/18/16 had just been released 2/14/16 after SPD booked him that day for Poss.of a Stolen Vehicle.
Feb. 18 at 8:30 a.m. - Ready for spring yard cleanup? The City of Spokane will resume curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, Feb. 29.
Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon will host the next installment in the City’s ongoing series of community conversations on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 16 at 9:11 a.m. - State and U.S. Flags at all City facilities are to be lowered to half-staff immediately in honor of U.S Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
Feb. 15 at 4:45 p.m. - The historic Drumheller Springs Park in Northwest Spokane is expanding.
Feb. 13 at 5:46 p.m. - The first callers reported a male attacking a car. Additional callers described a road rage incident where several vehicles were struck by one driver.
Feb. 12 at 4:10 p.m. - Flyers attempted to intimidate neighbors who might oppose two proposed new developments in the Indian Trail area were left on cars during a meeting.
Feb. 12 at 9:30 a.m. - Mayor David Condon renewed the city’s commitment to a safer, stronger and smarter Spokane while acknowledging that the city still faces challenges.
Feb. 11 at 8:21 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the report of a suspicious bag hanging off a walkway over Lincoln St. between 4th and 5th near Deaconess Hospital.
Feb. 11 at 4:34 p.m. - SPD is looking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in a series of reported lewd acts where an adult male has been exposing himself to children
Feb. 11 at 1:24 p.m. - Multiple Agencies Come Together to Kick off TACT Enforcement
Feb. 11 at 12:37 p.m. - Man Released from Geiger on 2/8 Booked again on 2/10
Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. - Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday, Feb. 15, because of the Presidents’ Day holiday.
Feb. 10 at 2:25 p.m. - Dan Kegley, City Water & Wastewater Director, has been named Chair Elect for the Pacific NW Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).
Feb. 10 at 11:33 a.m. - Beggs will serve the District 2 City Council seat left vacant by Councilmember Jon Snyder.
Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks and Recreation is hosting a Riverfront Park Redevelopment Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 at City Hall.
Feb. 10 at 8:52 a.m. - SPD will hold its first ever public Compstat Meeting next Wednesday, Feb, 17th, 2016 at 9:30am, at the Fire Training Center, 1618 N. Rebecca.
Feb. 9 at 6:21 p.m. - The cause of an afternoon fire at a north side home is under investigation.
Feb. 8 at 12:42 p.m. - Driver Booked for Vehicular Assault after Crash with Pedestrian
Feb. 7 at 9:21 p.m. - No one was injured by a fire that extensively damaged a north Spokane home early Sunday.
Feb. 5 at 1:15 p.m. - Interim Chief Rick Dobrow is retiring after 33 years in law enforcement. Former US Attorney Jim McDevitt to be law enforcement director during search.
Feb. 4 at 1:11 p.m. - Patrol Officers from SPD tracked footprints in the fresh snow early this morning to make quick arrests in two different property crimes cases.
Feb. 3 at 7:10 p.m. - The male’s mother called 911 and said her son was armed with a knife and was going to kill himself.
Feb. 3 at 1:10 p.m. - Patrol Officer Catches Repeat Offender with 6 Warrants
Feb. 2 at 12:15 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold its next Coffee with a Cop event on Feb. 11, from 8-10 a.m. at McDonald’s, 4436 N. Division.
Feb. 2 at 10:42 a.m. - Riverfront Park’s 24th Annual Job Fair is Saturday, Feb. 6 in the IMAX Theatre main pavilion area from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 1 at 5:53 p.m. - Spokane City Council Member Candace Mumm traveled to Olympia today to testify before the Senate Committee on Commerce & Labor.
Jan. 30 at 11:55 p.m. - Major Crimes Investigating Shooting Death on North Side
Jan. 30 at 2:56 p.m. - Police Asking for Help Locating Missing Woman
Jan. 29 at 1 p.m. - City Council members have narrowed the applicant pool to seven for the Council position left vacant after the resignation of Jon Snyder in January.
Jan. 29 at 11:05 a.m. - City Council has introduced a resolution which calls for the signing of the International Charter for Compassionate Communities.
Jan. 28 at 9:30 a.m. - Local Speed Emphasis Patrols on Feb. 5th
Jan. 27 at 3:38 p.m. - City human resources will update the police chief job description and outline a recruitment and hiring process based on the community feedback
Jan. 27 at 11:55 a.m. - On Monday, the City Council overrode the Mayor’s veto of the earned sick and safe leave ordinance that was passed on Jan. 11, 2016 with a 5-1 vote.
Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. - The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Feb. 10 to receive public testimony over a Text Amendment to the Spokane City fence code.
Jan. 27 at 9:37 a.m. - Spokane Police Arrest Robbery Suspect Early this Morning
Jan. 26 at 11:22 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found along the banks of the Spokane River just west of the Monroe Street Bridge.
Jan. 26 at 8:31 a.m. - The video highlights how the school zone speed cameras work, the role of law enforcement, how violations are captured, and the penalties issued.
Jan. 25 at 4:52 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing adult male.
Jan. 25 at 3:51 p.m. - No one was injured by fires that damaged two homes Monday morning.
Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. - The 2016 Point-in-Time count of persons and families experiencing homelessness will take place in Spokane (and across the state) on Thursday.
Jan. 23 at 5:55 a.m. - Two people were unhurt late Friday by a fire that damaged the basement of their north Spokane home.
Jan. 21 at 5:11 p.m. - Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying people and vehicles of interest from the homicide that occurred on Jan. 18.
Jan. 20 at 11:15 a.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon has hired a policy advisor to establish more focused interactions with the City Council.
Jan. 19 at 10:06 p.m. - Spokane Police are looking for two missing children.
Jan. 19 at 2:45 p.m. - The Park Board has approved a Professional Services Contract with Spokane native Doug Phares.
Jan. 18 at 5:14 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is pleased to announce recommendation 6.5 from the DOJ has been completed.
Jan. 15 at 2:06 p.m. - On Monday, Jan. 11, the Spokane City Council passed into law a sick and safe leave policy within the City of Spokane.
Jan. 15 at 10:45 a.m. - Mayor David Condon announced updates to the City’s organizational structure to better align resources to deliver the best outcomes for the community.
Jan. 14 at 1:23 p.m. - A family of six escaped uninjured from a fire that damaged the basement of their home.
Jan. 14 at 1:08 p.m. - Just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the report of a stabbing at the Goodwill Outlet store in the 1400 block of east Front.
Jan. 14 at 10:49 a.m. - The City will be terminating programmed flash – setting traffic signals to flash during early morning hours – at several intersections citywide.
Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. - In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 18, Spokane City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities.
Jan. 11 at 2:55 p.m. - Nominations for the 2nd Annual Citizen Hall of Fame are open through Feb. 4.
Jan. 11 at 12:17 p.m. - The City of Spokane announced today plans to refinance bonds that were sold as part of a settlement related to the River Park Square parking garage.
Jan. 8 at 2:35 p.m. - After an aggressive recruitment process, the City of Spokane is excited to announce Lisa Keys as the new Director of Planning.
Jan. 7 at 10:30 a.m. - Council Member Jon Snyder will be honored by current and former Council members and staff on Monday night, Jan. 11, as he attends his final meeting.
Jan. 6 at 3 p.m. - The City updated 30,000 utility accounts to include the property’s owner as reflected in tax records; customers should check bills for accuracy.